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ASCIA 5 Things

Allergy – 5 Things clinicians and consumers should question

Choosing Wisely Australia® launches today—kick-starting a national conversation about more appropriate health care. In a first for Australia, medical colleges and societies have united to take the lead on identifying those tests, treatments and procedures they think are of proven low value or carry an unnecessary risk. Among the Choosing Wisely lists are recommendations on food allergy and anaphylaxis. The initiative is medical profession-led and is facilitated by NPS MedicineWise. The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, amongst others has released five recommendations today.

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ASCIA 5 Things

ASCIA 5 Things

Allergy – 5 Things clinicians and consumers should question Choosing Wisely Australia® launches today—kick-starting a national conversation about more appropriate health care. In a first for Australia, medical colleges and…

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Milk Alert 8/4/15

Milk Alert 8/4/15

Reason for Recall: Potential presence of undeclared milk in chocolate labelled as milk- free. Recall Detection: As a result of withdrawal of the product in the UKFood Description: ChocolateProduct Name: Hotel…

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Peanut & Tree nut Alert 21/3/15

Peanut & Tree nut Alert 21/3/15

Reason for Recall: Potential presence of undeclared peanuts and tree nuts Recall Detection: Customer complaint. No allergic reaction communicated to FSANZFood Description: Chocolate Easter productsProduct Name: 1. Target Milk Chocolate Bunny…

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Milk and Egg Alert 13/5/15

Milk and Egg Alert 13/5/15

Reason for Recall: Undeclared milk and egg Recall Detection: Customer complain, product caused allergic reactionFood Description: BiscuitsProduct Name: 1. Mini Gem Cookies   2. Mini Burger CookiesPackage Description:  Plastic food bag weighing 120gDate: Best…

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Egg Alert 13/3/15

Egg Alert 13/3/15

Reason for Recall: non-compliant labelling. Product says it is Egg Free but egg white is listed as an ingredient. Recall Detection: Customer complaint. Food Description: Ice CreamProduct Name: Timboon Fine Ice Cream – Passionfruit…

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